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Extract content of MSI file into directory without installing

Monday, September 4, 2017 11:57 PM

Problem

I have changed installer configuration to include a new file and I need to check that the new version of installer has the configuration.

 

Solution

First, access an elevated command prompt, to do this:

  1. Click the Start button.

  2. Click All Programs.

  3. Go into Accessories.

  4. Right-click on Command Prompt.

  5. Select Run as administrator.

  6. When the UAC Prompt appears, click Continue.

Once you have your elevated command prompt, input the following:

Once you have done this the files will be in your extracted location.